Identifying and collaborating with partners
This section provides guidance on seeking support with identifying partners and keeping things confidential.
Your School Associate Deans for Research (ADR) and Enterprise (ADE), the Research Development Team and the Enterprise Office can assist you with identifying potential research partners.
Discussing your ideas confidentially
Confidentiality Agreements (sometimes called a Non-disclosure Agreement) are important as they protect you, your research, your potential collaborators and the University from being exploited.
Confidentiality agreements must be drafted and signed off by designated University signatories.
To request a confidentiality agreement, please send the information listed below to your School Research Support contact or, if you are ensure who that is, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Organisation name and registered address
- Areas of discussion
- Date that discussions are are due to commence